Address and direction sketch


ifak - Institut für Automation und Kommunikation e.V. Magdeburg
Denkfabrik im Wissenschaftshafen
Werner-Heisenberg-Str. 1
39106 Magdeburg

Tel.: 0391 990140
Fax: 0391 9901590



By car

Motorway A2:   Exit 70 “Magdeburg Zentrum“
Motorway A14: Exit 5 “Magdeburg-Sudenburg“

  1. continue on the city bypass “Magdeburger Ring“ until exit City Ring Nord B1.
  2. take direction Burg/Dessau on the B1. Drive through tunnel at “Universitätsplatz”, cross following 
    intersection, then turn left onto Sandtorstr. at Askanischer Platz. 

The Port of Science “Wissenschaftshafen“ is signposted.

From direction Burg/Dessau:
B1:  After the two bridges crossing the river Elbe, turn right into Sandtorstr.

  • Parking spaces can be found on the back of the building “Denkfabrik”.

By train

From Magdeburg central station to ifak by tram “Straßenbahn“  

(estimated 30 mins for your journey).

  • Use main exit of the central station
  • Use tram until stop “Opernhaus” at "Universitätsplatz" (several lines possible) 
  • Transfer to tram for direction "Messegelände" or "Herrenkrug", continue for 2 stations until stop
    "Askanischer Platz" or transfer to bus for direction "Wissenschaftshafen" 
  • From tram stop "Askanischer Platz" continue on foot: turn into Sandtorstr., passing the Max Planck
    Institute until you reach the next junction. Then turn right into the Joseph-von-Fraunhofer-Str. and
    walk further to Werner-Heisenberg-Str (Please calculate approx. 10 min on foot). 

Hints for the use of public transport:

Please visit the Magdeburger Verkehrsbetriebe ( for current travel options by tram and bus.

Daily updated information about the newest construction sites in Magdeburg can be found here:

If you decide to take a taxi from the main station please consider travelling time of approx. 10 min and costs of approx. 10.00 €.

For users of a navigation system

If your device does not recognise the Werner-Heisenberg-Str., then enter the name “Sandtorstr./corner
Theodor-Kozlowski-Str.” instead. At the junction, turn right into the Port of Science “Wissenschaftshafen”.

Directions as pdf-File